Motor Vehicles Officer

For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria (EPA) has helped make our state a healthier, more liveable place.

As Victoria’s environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we’re increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we’re now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

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Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/701495A
Closing Date: 07-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD_PN701495_Motor Vehicles Officer_Regulatory Services_VPS4_OG.pdf (PDF, 305KB)
Job Specification

PD_PN701495_Motor Vehicles Officer_Regulatory Services_VPS4_OG.docx (Word, 203KB)
Job Specification

PC-FM-Application Form and Pre Employment Screening-2021.pdf (PDF, 186KB)

PC-FM-Application Form and Pre Employment Screening-2021.docx (Word, 129KB)

Contact: Amy Wait or phone 9695 2744.

Position Details

Motor Vehicle Officer

  • Delivery of a statewide program
  • Community and duty holder engagement to build knowledge and awareness
  • Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to drive improved outcomes

About the organisation

As the environmental regulator, EPA Victoria works on behalf of all Victorians to protect the health and wellbeing of Victoria's communities and environment from the harmful effects of pollution and waste. We are a values and purpose driven organisation, that works with the community, governments and industry to achieve our objectives and deliver for all Victorians.

We're an independent statutory authority, established in 1971 and have undergone the biggest transformation in our history with the Environment Protection Act 2017 coming into effect on 1 July 2021.  The new Act requires us to change our approach to become a world class regulator, using new powers and tools to prevents risk to the environment and human health.

About the role

Reporting to the Team Leader- Infringements, the Motor Vehicles Officer's role primarily leads and supports the delivery of the statewide motor vehicle program by maintaining the EPA appointed noisy vehicle testing network, liaising with Victoria Police and co-regulators to organise motor vehicle roadside operations and achieving effective and efficient compliance and enforcement outcomes. This role enhances program policies and procedures, prepares prosecution briefs and other evidentiary matters when required and is the primary contact for disputes received in relation to motor vehicle notices.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Knowledge of the motor vehicle industry (desirable).
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, planning, monitoring and delivering a program/project consistent with organisational priorities, including risk identification and management, budget development and management.
  • Ability to apply relevant government legislation, regulations, reporting directives and procedures, to achieve optimal organisational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated focus on accountability for the execution and quality of results through professionalism, persistence and transparency.
  • Ability to think outside the square, a willingness to try new things and a genuine desire to learn, share knowledge and make a difference. 

How to Apply:

 Applicants are invited to apply online via EPA Career Services. Please click the apply button at the bottom of the page. Attachments can be uploaded in doc. Docx. Pdf, txt or rtf. Forms.

 Applicants should submit:

 Cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role;

  • Resume including contact details of two referees 

Applications close midnight on 7 December 2021. For further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description.

Please contact Amy Wait by email or phone 9695 2744 for further information.

EPA Victoria requires all prospective employees to complete a pre-screening employment assessment including a National Criminal Record Check prior to an employment offer being made.

EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued, and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, which drive innovation and success in everything we do.

At EPA Victoria, the safety of our people, stakeholders and community is our first priority, which is why all applicants are required to be fully COVID vaccinated with both doses or (approved exemption), in accordance with the Chief Health Officer directions. We are committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force.

If you require advice and support with the application process, please contact the Recruitment team on 1 300 372 842.

EPA Victoria utilises an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for recruitment to this role within a 3-month period.

Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered.

For further information on Environment Protection Authority Victoria, please visit


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